The way the media portrays mental illnesses like hoarding and OCD maintain harmful stereotypes

(Featured illustration courtesy of Amanda Tran / Daily Titan) Published in the Daily Titan. By Treva Flores While the media has created more visibility for mental health issues, it also tends to create and maintain harmful stereotypes that misinterpret actual behaviors, specifically hoarding, a type of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), to extremes. “Movies and TV present … Continue reading The way the media portrays mental illnesses like hoarding and OCD maintain harmful stereotypes

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CSUF play review: “Tis Pity She’s a Whore’ is a twisted and gory satire

(Featured photo courtesy of Mark Ramont) Published in the Daily Titan. By Treva Flores Flashing lights, half-naked women and the blaring noise of rock music transformed Young Theatre into a sinister world of chaos and destruction. Adapted by director Kyle Cooper, “‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore,” a parody of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” examines gender … Continue reading CSUF play review: “Tis Pity She’s a Whore’ is a twisted and gory satire

Activism panel at CSUF highlights film about Dolores Huerta and local activists

Published in the Daily Titan. By Treva Flores Dolores Huerta worked side by side with Caesar Chavez during the farmworkers movement and coined the famous Spanish phrase, “Sí se puede.” She led many activists in their fight for the rights of agricultural workers in the United States. The Cal State Fullerton Associated Students, Inc., Association … Continue reading Activism panel at CSUF highlights film about Dolores Huerta and local activists

Cal State Fullerton professor wonders whether major course requirements could be made simpler

Published in the Daily Titan By Treva Flores For some students, college major course requirements can be daunting to sort through and may make graduating on time, difficult to accomplish. At the same time, “Students don’t appear to mind guidance,” said Nick Huntington-Klein, Cal State Fullerton assistant professor of economics. At the Monday Faculty Noon … Continue reading Cal State Fullerton professor wonders whether major course requirements could be made simpler

Cal State Fullerton career fair draws students to Fullerton Marriott for networking opportunities

Published in the Daily Titan. By Treva Flores From insurance agencies to bakeries, 35 companies came to the Fullerton Marriott to network with Cal State Fullerton students. The sales leadership center hosted a career fair Feb. 21 so students could meet face-to-face with recruiters from companies such as Verizon Communications Inc., PepsiCo Inc. and Nationwide Mutual … Continue reading Cal State Fullerton career fair draws students to Fullerton Marriott for networking opportunities

CSUF African American Resource Center holds panel for students to share experiences with the study abroad program

Published in the Daily Titan. By Treva Flores Being told no, over and over again, is never what someone wants to hear. Yet this is what some Cal State Fullerton students of color said they are afraid to hear if they try to study abroad. The African American Resource Center hosted the Black & Abroad … Continue reading CSUF African American Resource Center holds panel for students to share experiences with the study abroad program

Thrones of Pharaohs event celebrates black men in the Titan Student Union

Published in the Daily Titan. By Treva Flores The Titan Student Union Pavilion was transformed into a decadent ballroom with candlelit tables, glittering jewels and soft rhythms of R&B music on Friday. The event’s main feature, a gold and white throne, was fit for a pharaoh. Cal State Fullerton’s Sistertalk and Cal Poly Pomona’s Shades … Continue reading Thrones of Pharaohs event celebrates black men in the Titan Student Union

CSUF professor volunteers with Tzu Chi to aid those with communicative disorders

Published in the Daily Titan. By Treva Flores When Ying-Chiao Tsao, Cal State Fullerton assistant professor of communicative disorders, was told she could only collect hair for barbers at an outreach center in San Bernardino, she happily agreed. Tzu Chi, a Buddhist organization, tries to connect with their patients in a way that most doctors … Continue reading CSUF professor volunteers with Tzu Chi to aid those with communicative disorders

Swing Dance Club at Cal State Fullerton gives students a snippet of jazz

(Featured photo courtesy of Sarah El-Mahmoud / Daily Titan File Photo) Published in the Daily Titan. By Treva Flores Rogelio Negrete, president of the Swing Dance Club at Cal State Fullerton, has a special place in his heart for the LindyGroove ballroom in Pasadena. Negrete has been swing dancing for three years. The dance style is … Continue reading Swing Dance Club at Cal State Fullerton gives students a snippet of jazz